Man who killed self in front of police identified

Dontrell Moultrie wanted in Georgia for murder

Published On: Feb 21 2013 10:45:45 AM EST

Police identified the man who committed suicide in front of an officer near Miami Beach Police Department headquarters.

The shooting happened at 1100 Washington Avenue on Wednesday afternoon.

Police say an officer saw Dontrell Moultrie inside a silver Lexus ES 300 parked outside the police department. When the officer approached Moultrie, he pulled out a gun and shot himself.

Moultrie was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital, where he died, police say.

Moultrie was wanted in Atlanta, Ga. for the murder of Melanie Moultrie.